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Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charles, LA


Lake Charles, LA

Moving to Lake Charles, LA

Where is Lake Charles? It’s located deep in the southwestern corner of Louisiana near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and the Texas borer. Lake Charles is surrounded by beautiful natural habitats, gorgeous lakes, sandy beaches, and freshwater marshes. If a move to Lake Charles is in your plans you may be interested to know that it is Louisiana’s fifth largest city, and is also home to McNeese State University. Lake Charles has lots to offer its residents and with a population of around 72,000 it has just enough big-city amenities to make it exciting, and just enough friendly folks to make it comfortable. Welcome to Lake Charles, we think you’ll like it here!

The weather in Lake Charles. The weather in Lake Charles is typical for the south. Residents and visitors enjoy cool mild winters and hot humid summers. The average temperatures range from the 40’s during the winter months and the 90’s in the summer months. Lake Charles doesn’t see much snow in the winter but it rains about 57 inches a year. That’s not too bad!

Getting an education in Lake Charles. If you’re moving to Lake Charles and looking to further your education, you can choose between McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Community College. Both schools offer excellent degree plans in a variety of disciplines. Lake Charles is also home to several public schools in the Calcasieu Parish Public School District.

Playing in Lake Charles. Lake Charles has plenty of options when it comes time to have some fun. The downtown historic district is home to white sand beaches, a boardwalk that runs along the lakefront, a farmer’s market, shops, restaurants, Lake Charles Civic Center, Arcade Amphitheater, and more! If you’re in the mood to play some golf, Mallard Cove Golf Course is located in the city and offers a fun and challenging day of golf. If you need to do some shopping Lake Charles has several options including Prien Lake Mall. Prien Lake Mall is anchored by JC Penney, Macy’s, Dillard’s, and Sears and has several other specialty shops and boutiques for all your shopping needs.

Dining in Lake Charles. When it comes time to grab a bite to eat get ready to make some decisions because there are so many excellent choices in Lake Charles! After your move to Lake Charles you have to try Luna Bar & Grill. They serve a variety of lunch and dinner options and even have live entertainment on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. For date night or just an evening of elegant fine dining you have to check out La Truffle Sauvage. The food is delectable and the atmosphere is warm and inviting. Try the Herbs de Provence crusted Colorado Lamb Rack! Lake Charles is also home to L’Auberge Casino Resort. L’Auberge offers dining, entertainment, and casino gaming all located right in Lake Charles!

Helpful Links for Moving to Lake Charles, Louisiana
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The service center for Lake Charles, LA is located in Beaumont, TX.

Information about Lake Charles, LA

Est. Population: 71475
County: Calcasieu
Latitude: 30.2333
Longitude: -93.2167
Zip Codes: 70601
70603
70604
70605
70607
70610
70611
70615